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    LUBRICATION: Petro-Canada launches Traxon synthetic gear oil

    February 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Petro-Canada Lubricants has announced its Traxon gear oil line has now expanded to include Traxon synthetic MTF 75W-80. This is a premium performance commercial vehicle manual transmission fluid, formulated to provide extended drain capability (up to 400,000

  • TNM editorial: Cobalt positioned to enjoy strong year

    February 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In many eyes, cobalt is set to become an investor darling for 2018, and the recent royalty hike on cobalt production by the government of the world’s largest producer — the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) — is only

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    GOLD: Golden Star reaches commercial production at Prestea underground mine

    February 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GHANA – The Prestea underground gold mine has reached commercial production says 90% owner and operator Golden Star Resources of Toronto. The government of Ghana holds a 10% interest. All construction is complete and output is expected to continue to

  • COPPER-GOLD: Drilling advances New Ingerbelle deposit at Copper Mountain

    February 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Copper Mountain Mining of Vancouver says the latest results from drilling at the New Ingerbelle deposit validated and confirmed historical data. The deposit is  part of the Copper Mountain copper-gold project 20 km south of Princeton. Copper

  • PRODUCTION: U.S. non-fuel mineral production reached $75.2B in 2017

    February 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RESTON, Virginia – According to numbers compiled by the United States Geological Survey, the value of mineral production – including metals, industrial minerals and aggregates –  in that country reached US$75.2 billion. The total does not include the value of

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    CONVEYOR: Superior builds longest, road portable version

    February 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MORRIS, Minn. – Superior Industries, a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has manufactured the first ever 64-metre road portable, telescoping radial stacking conveyor. This TeleStacker conveyor, designed and built for a frac sand operation

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    Exclusive interview: Pretium’s Ovsenek responds to Brucejack ramp-up criticisms

    February 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    On Jan. 23, Pretium Resources (TSX: PVG; NYSE: PVG) provided an update on the ramp-up of its flagship Brucejack underground gold mine in northwestern B.C.’s Golden Triangle district. The company was criticized by BMO Capital Markets for providing “more questions than answers”

  • URANIUM: Denison says updated Gryphon estimate nearly doubles

    January 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines Corp. says the indicated mineral resource at the Wheeler River project has grown 88% with the latest updated numbers for the Gryphon uranium deposit. Wheeler River is located on the eastern edge of the Athabasca

  • OIL SANDS: Suncor to phase in autonomous haul trucks over six years

    January 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – Suncor Energy said on Jan. 30, 2018, that it will phase in autonomous truck haulage at all the projects it operates, starting with the North Steepbank oil sands mine. Over the next six years, the program will be

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    GOLD: Osisko cuts 16 g/t over 8.3 metres at Garrison

    January 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Osisko Mining of Toronto continues to cut long and strong intersections at its Garrison gold project 40 km north of Kirkland Lake. The company has now completed over 80,000 metres of drilling since it acquired the property in

  • COPPER-SILVER: New zone discovered by Kintavar at Mitchi property

    January 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Kintavar Exploration has discovered a new copper-silver zone north of the Sherlock zone at its Mitchi property 100 km north of the town of Mont-Laurier. The company believes the results validate the stratiform copper model in the

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    SOFTWARE: BinMaster 3DLevelScanner alerts to danger of collapse

    January 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The walls of steel and concrete silos have been known to wear or fail causing cracking, denting, buckling, and bending that can lead to catastrophic collapse. For operations that want to detect uneven loading of silos that